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Milan, Dawson women to hospital after Montevideo crash

MONTEVIDEO — Two women were taken to Chippewa County-Montevideo Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries sustained in a two vehicle crash around 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in Montevideo.

According to the State Patrol, Burnette G. Larson, 89, of Milan, was driving a 2006 Chevy Impala northbound on County Road 15 and collided with a 2001 Ford Windstar driven westbound on State Highway 7 by Roger Lien, 70, of Dawson.

Larson and Lien’s passenger, Marlys Lien, 67, of Dawson, were taken to the hospital. Roger Lien was not injured. All three were wearing their seat belts.

Also responding was the Montevideo Police Department.

Gretchen Schlosser

Gretchen Schlosser is the public safety reporter, and writes about agriculture occasionally, for the West Central Tribune. She's been with the Tribune since 2006 and has 17 years of experience working in news, media and communications. 

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